| ||Freiberg St-Petri & Dom, Langhennersdorf Nikolaikirche (Allemagne)|| (225)|
| 9 th Silbermann organ competition |
| ||Concours international sur les orgues Silbermann et Zacharias de Thuringe|
Jury : D. Wagler, J. van Oortmerssen, M. Haselböck, ...
|The competition takes place in Langhennersdorf Nikolai Church at Zacharias Hildebrandt Organ from 1722, in Freiberg Petri Church at Silbermann Organ from 1735, and in Freiberg Dome at Silbermann Organs from 1714 and 1719.
The competition is open to solo performers of each nationality born after December 31,1977.
Announcement and conditions of the competition are available as from September 2008 via the office.
The following prizes have been assigned:
1st prize: 5.000 Eur
2nd prize: 3.500 Eur
3rd prize: 2.500 Eur
Organ Competition In Alkmaar 2011
Three of the member cities of Echo (European Cities of Historic Organs) Alkmaar, Freiberg, and Innsbruck, are currently working together to develop their renowned organ competitions. All three of the competitions are noted for their exclusive use of historic organs, and for their emphasis on the performance of early music.
The prize winners of the International Schnitger Organ Competition in Alkmaar in 2009, the Silbermann Competition in Freiberg in 2009 and the Hofhaimer Competition in Innsbruck in 2010 will be invited to take part in the Grand Prix d'Echo which will be held in Alkmaar during Orgelfestival Holland 2011.
The winner will be receive the title of Echo Young Organist of the Year and will be invited to perform at the various festivals of the Echo member cities.
Gilles Leyers, Luxembourg– 1st prize ”Young Echo-Organist of the Year”
David Schlaffke, Germany - 2nd prize
Gijs Boelen, Netherlands - 3rd prize
|Lien : www.silbermann.org/engl/eindex.htm|